Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About Medford mail tribune. (Medford, Or.) 1909-1989 | View Entire Issue (May 27, 1913)
207 Second Street
Medford Mail Tribune
Hliowrr tonight Mud
Wcdncwlny. Atx. 8, Mb. 01
Dully I.IkIiIIi Year.
MEDFORD, OltKUON, TUESDAY, .A! AY 27, 1913.
Limits Drinks to Light Wines
Experts to Bc Nnmcil hy Los Annclcs,
Loiin Dcadi mid British Order to
Sco Tlmt Prolio Is Effective Dl(j
Guards Touched hy Actions of Faith
ful Oo No Mnro Dc.itlis Arc
LONO IILWOII. (Jnl., Mny 27 -Members
of I ho I .on Angeles roiiuiy
urn nil Jury will conui to I.oiik Heath
Into today for mi Inspection of Dm
rulim tif Hint portion of the munic
ipal iiinlltorlum approach tlmt col
Inpied Hntiirdny, running tho death of
."1(1 pi-motiH. It him not been decided
definitely tlmt tint Jury will mnko n
formiil pi olio Into tlm run no or n
npnuidlilllty for tho accident, hut evi
dent o Mill hu secured Hint limy ho
mod If mirh procedure U determined
Itiiltdlug mnl construction uports
will hu limned toilny hy thu cities of
I.oiik Hoaelt mill l.o 'Angeles, mid tint
llrttloli Onlor of thu Bon of .St
(!corK. Tlicstt moil wore tupceted til
nwilxt Hut grand Jury In It exmnln.t
Hon. Nutlonnl (liiurdmucii and pollco ,n
charge uf lio innntt of debris Iim
been touched by Hi" Krlnf of n white
HplU dug tlut Inn reftiMid to It-11 to
tlm rulnn since tlio accident.
I.oiik llnrh officials linvu lit their
dlnposal n fuuil of uioro thuii ffilUti
for tlm Immediate relief of sufferer
or Ihitlr rulatlvcs.
Knrly hospital report toilny Indi
cated Hint moot of tho patient In
Jiirnt In HalurdayV disaster horn hid
panned n ronifortublo night mid wore
doliiK n wnll an could hit enpectcJ.
It In not exported Hint there will fio
nuy moru deaths.
IlOlHi;. Idaho, Mny 27 Tlio Ida
ho district court has toilny oionnr
iitud Mayor Arthur I lodge from
charge preferred hy J. I., Miles, that
disorderly house wore In operntlnu
In tint city mid tlmt liquor wan being
sold Illegally with lit knowledge.
Tho court hold thai, whllu ovl
dourn Introduced tondud to show (hit
Miit'h roorlH wero rniinlni:, It wan not
proved that Hut mayor hud kuowledso
of tholr oxUtnucti. Thu court alio
pliiii'd ri'Hpoimlhlllty for law imforco
mitiit umiii Hiu pollcu di'partmont.
Thu lii'iirliiK of tho charKi'n UKulii't
Mayor HoiIku occupied puvcrul dnvn.
SHOWS UP AGAIN
8KATTT.B, Wnnli., Mny 'J7. In.
Im'i'iditiK iluvrlopinonlh uio oxpt'cloil
follow Inu thu voluntary rutum of
Nml Mat-Arthur, tlta ouhIoiiih iiiHpco
lor, who (liMipponri'd Hiiddcnly junt
prior to tlm tiiul of Cliurliit I.ouio,
nml Jiiiiiuh A. IIiiIkIoii, who worn ro
ci'iilly uciiultti'il horo of opium
FnilnwiiiK upon .Mai'Aitliur'ri ro
nppcaiaiu'o cmmi lio ancnt of Cliur
Hu I.ouio on it mu'oiul cIiiiikOi Ii.V
ulilidi ho in jointly iiccuMcd with .Mini
Ailliur of liuviiiK "ii'i'i'ivoil, i'oii
I'l'iili'il mnl fiiuilitntoil Hiu tiniiKpoi'
t nt ion of J IB tins of opium" from
l'oitlnuil, mi Mnri'lt fifth hint. Moth
v(iro taken livforu Unitnl Ktuton
('omiuihHiounr Oltcn. I.ouio via
pliiccil iiniloi' if'.'.VKI hull. 3I a o Ar
thur wtiN fommlltoil to jnil upon fail.
in to furuWIi b'.Mi) IioikIh.
LORD JUSTICE FARWELL
RESIGNS HIGH POST
1 .ON DON, M'ny 27. Sir Oooiko
Knrwoll, Lord .IitHtlflO hIiu-u 100(1, ro
mkiiciI offiuu today. Ah jutiuu of
thu hlh I'uurt Sir Cli'orKU Furwoll
wiih tlm nullior of Hi" fnmijiiH Tuff
Vale di'i'lHiou In HlO.0,
Administration's First Case Directed
Aunlnst Coaster Drake Monopoly
and Is Settled In Record Time
Slfjnlllcant of Future Action.
Business Had Dcen Developed hy
Quiet Aurecmcnl of Manufacturers
Is Government Charne.
UOCIlKHTI.It, N. Y.. Mny L'7.
Tlio now administration's first mill
Hirst milt, with tlm decrco ni;rMid
upon u h flnul huforo It wont Into thu
roiirt, was fluid In tho United Htnlot
district court today. Tho milt ills-
Holvod thu master brnko nioiioiioly.
Tint government charged, nnd it
wim unstained In inn court's decreo,
tlmt tho dofiinditu's conspired to
inonopollio tho Inidit In counter
brake mid their nccensorles, through
ngrcoiuciitn mining themselves, tho
formation of mi inundation of mini
ufnt Hirer mid stipulation forcing
jobbers to sell nt u specified prlre.
mnl tho iMUiiiurc of "special llreusun"
iiudor rouiimiy piitrut.
NKW Oltl.KANS, l May U7.
N. V. fliccil, ft wealthy negro, U
(lead nt Milton, Ma., today lieenusc
hu IitMiHt fit on ridiui; in I'lillmuu earn
in hIiiIch wIhtii tint Jim Crow law s
iiffeiilive, neordiui; to it ilohpateh re
eeiMil here. Oreeu, hIio wiih ku
prcnio climieellor of tho nero
KnijjlilM of l'vthiiiH, wiih ri'inoM'il
from u train near Milton last niht,
taken to wood hy n inoh mid wan
REAOY 10 REVOLT
LONDON, May 27.-A new revo.
lutlou in China with the poxxiliility
Hint tlm eountrv uiiiy hplit into two
partH, in predicted hy dexpatehen re
eeiwd today hy tlm Daily Telegraph
fioiu itrt I'ekiii); coriexpoudcut.
TheHc ualileH say that a new deeree
in to I hi launched thin week hy 1'resi
dent Yuan Shi Kut lookinj,' to con
hlitiitiouiil Koverumeut In the north
of Cliiuu which mav cmixo that nee
Hon to revolt, Tlm north in Mild to
ho Mill hiilid for tho only monarchy
ii'Klmc, whilu thu Huuth, where Yuan
Shi Kai U pIioiij;, U hel for (inivin
eiul nutoiiomy under u cent nil par
FRISCO WILL GET
HETCH HETCHY LAND
WA8IIINOTON, May 27. Tlm
flint iiiovo to piihh at tho HiH'dnl boh
ulou of coiiKioH.1 a hilt KrmitliiK Kim
KranclBco tho right to itciiilro tho
lloteh llotchy valloyfor a rcsorvolr
hUo wiih uiudo In thu liotuo today
whuu iiumilmoua coiibuiiI wim oh
tatned to print 2R00 copies of tlio
report of mi examining army board
on 'tho project,
Minority l.uador Maun uiudo uq
olijectlou to tho request to print,
hhjIiik ho roullu'd that tlm nciiiilnl
Hon of tho llctch Hutcliy land wan u
uocoBBlty for tlio city of Han Frau
cIhco. J, 8. Dunnlnnii, clerk of Uio San
KrnticlHca hoard of Huporvlnora, who
Ih horo to aid In punning tho hill, do
clnroH lilimiolf miioh pleased with tho
pi'OHectn of ltd piiHHago at tho npu-
Police Jtidiie Shortall Ditterly Oe
nounces Couple Who Are Said to
Have Intimidated Blind Girl Who
Was In their Power.
One of the most Pathetic Cases Ever
to Appear In San Francisco Court
Girl Pleads for Friends.
SAN l'HANCISCO, Cal.. Mny 27.
Hitler ilvmiiulnlioii of nu nllcyed
white hlnvery plot of which Cmuillv
Meiullig, u hliud Iih AligeleH girl, wtin
the lutendil ietlm, wiih voiced from
the bench here todiiv hy Police Judge
Shot tall. Thu eourt'H oiilburHt emue
when iittorneyrt nought o olittilu u
long continuance of thu vaa in
which Sum Oriihh mul lto"e Mnrkx
are held here under 111,01)0 hail on
a cliargu of pandering.
"This ix one of the most pathetio
ciihiw that him ever eome to my not
ice," -aid Judge Hhortull. "I will
not tolerate it long continuance in
I'roxfciitiiig Attorney lleecv nloo
took n hnnd hi the mutter whru At
torney llarrett mid Sumiiicrrii'ld, rep.
rexeuting the ncetiM'd couple, Miuglit
to delay the ease.
"Tliin hliud girl," he bhuuted, "Iiiih
heen inlitiiidated. An officer re
port that ii woman offered to pay
Mi km Meitiiug'N trmihporltitioii cither
to !,oi AngclcH or Alawkn if kite
would drop tho cmc."
Thin allegation brought another
outburst from Judge Shortall, who
ordered that the blind uirl bo cured
for in ii dormitory in the hall of
jiiHtice. MjiH Meiuing, who feared
fioiuo complaint would bc n'gihtertxl
aguiiiHt tho wouiiin, voiced a pica in
"PIi'iimj, please," him cried, "doh'l
punish tho girl who offered to tako
mo nway. I don't want her to sur
fer. Shu was good to me."
OUT OF SIGHI
PORTLAND, Ore., May 27. Mm.
V. !. Kowler, formerly of Nagruiii.
Witnh., linn toilny appealed to tho
pollco to find her husband, whom
Hhn unyn dlititppeitrcd Innt Krldny,
leaving her pennllosit. alio Htatca
that ho wns of exemplary hnblta nnd
foam Hint some hurm may havo como
Kowler enmn to Portland Hooking
WALLA WALLA. Wash., May 27.
Hlnco tho departure of former Var
den U. H. Iteod of tho statu peniten
tiary horo to nbbiiuio tho wardcnshlp
of tho Minnesota reformatory at St.
Cloud, It him boon learned that for
months hu wiih lit four of ItU young
nun being kidnaped by a formur con
vict. It wiih learned Hint tho ox-cnuvlcl
notified Hood that ho would kidnap
tlm boy at tho firm opportunity nn.l
that Hioroaftorwnrd tho boy wnu
cloHoly guardud, A iHmltoutlury
guard accompanied thu lad to mid
WIFE'S TAUNTS FOLLOWED
BY MURDER OF PURDY
ULUFFTON, lud., May 27.
Charged with complicity in tho mur
der of Samuel T. Purdy, n woalthy
furiuer, over it year ago, Mrs. Cora
Leo went on trial hero today. Tho
woiiuui'h hiihliaud, who shot and killed
Purdy, died In jail threo mouths ago.
Tho htato announced today it will try
mid prove tlmt Mrx, Leo inspired th
miirdor hy taunting her husband mid
uroiming him to jealous frenzy by
telling him "i-ho wiih throwing herself
u J'liidy who wouldn't huvo hor."
B vi' . csmmsk. .. ,!i'Jf
4 J-tt A jf VSHfltr v SKLTjf 'mEII
I00K LAW ANO
JEWELS IN HIS
HAN I'ltANCISCO, Col , Mny 27. -Inck
of confidence In tho pollco wait
tho reaxon amlgnvd horo today ly
Millard Dtixborry, tin vaituru gam
bler, for hiu tfciiBdtlonnl bolUtip buro
last night of Matthew Bimrkiintn, n
traveling nnlettntnn, from whom hu
got ISlTi in cah, n I5U0 dlnmorid
ring nnd n $G00 diamond ittck pin.
Diixbury wni cnpturejjgkt tho Pnlnco
hotel after nn exciting chno through
tho crowded downtown dlitrlct to
Market and Montgomery Mrceti.
Diixbury hold up Bparkmnu whllu
n half doxun lversons looked on. Tho
group of byntnndcni stood In Bllcnce,
hnw Diixbury pocket Sparkmnn'i uvl
unble nnd walk calmly away. KparK
mnn followed nd so did tho crowd.
Diixbury rati for several blocks,
keeping tho crowd nt bay with n big
"Tho money nnd JqwoIs I took
from bparkmnu belonged to me,"
Diixbury told n pollco inaglotrnto to
day, "I took tho law In my own
hnnda bccniiBo I felt Hint tho pollco
would not nlil mo."
Diixbury rcfim'd to explain how
Spark man got hlit Jewels, and wns
held for trlnl lit default of ball.
DEBS AT LAST
.FREE TO TRAVEL
TKItHi: IIAPTi:. Ind., Mny 27.
Kur.eue V. Debs, Boiiallat cnndldnto
for proMdunt of tho Piiltcd States,
today announced positively that bo
will attend thu International Social
ist congroHa in Vienna In Auguitt. It
will bo Delia' first visit to Kuropo.
Tho American socialist leader said
today that bo will tour Australia and
Now '.calami nftor tlio Vienna con
gress adjourn boforo roturntng to
tlits country for a speaking tour that
will Include every Htato tit tlio union.
Dob will miiko tho Australian nnd
Now Zealand tours on formal Invita
tions from tho labor partloa of thofo
countries. It wan not until hto dis
missal of tho cases ugalnst Dobs mid
other editors of tho Appcitl to He.t
8ou, tho nocltilUt wookly, on Attor
noy General Mclloynolda' ordor that
ho wns (roo to doclilo on n Kiiropomt
EVERY DENOMINATION IS
REPRESENTED AT MEET
1MUNCETON, N. J., May 27.
With n record enrollment of ministers
mid inih.-iouinicH from practically
every Protestant denomination in thu
country, tho Hummer school of tho
Prineetnn Theological Sominur.v
opened today. For tho next two
weeks tlio program will bo five lec
tures daily by prominent clergymen of
tlio United Stutos and by tho regular
professors. Afternoons will bo do
voted to rc-enroli work and tho even
ings to devotional exercises,
BUATTLK, Wash., May 27 "Auk
her about her second baby whom Its
father drowned In a pall."
Thli demand by u woman, who
arono from tho crowd of spectator In
Justlco llrown 'scourt, furnished a
m6st sensational climax In the trial
of Carl Ucrnard, charged with In
humanely beating hl 2-year-old
baby. Today- tho pollco nrw-lookfnic
for the woman In Dallard who had
tho cant of tlio "second baby.'
Mrs. Hornnrd was on tho stand
when tho Interruption came. Ucr
nard wns nm-stod a week ago at bis
homo when neighbors complained of
111 unmerciful treatment of his baby.
Ills defense wns that bo Is subject la
At this point Judgo llrown baited
the trial, ordorjng Mrs. Dornard to
accompany nu officer In an attempt
to locate tho Oallard woman.
COMES TO VOTE SOON
SAN FKANCISCO. Cnl., Mny 27.
With it vote promised for this af
ternoon. dUousMon of n national
workmen's compeiiMttiou bill was
continued by tho Hmthorhood of
Kailway Trainmen nt their conven
tion hero today.
Tho only other lnir.iuess of the
morning session was tho passugo of
n resolution thanking Governor Wot
of Oregon for his endorsement ot n
full orew bill.
President Leo announced Hint dis
cussion on amendment and changes
in the constitution will bo resumed
Into this afternoon or tomorrow.
AGAIN WAGES OF
SIN MEANS DEATH
SIOUX FALLS, S. O., May 27.
Illicit love ended in death heru today
for Dr. K. L. Moore, U," yenrs of
age, state veterinarian, who was
shot mid killed by Ms. Mae Allen of
Aberdeen in it bourdim; house whero
tho two occupied n room. Mrs. AlV
leu then shot herself twico nnd is
Dr. Moore, wns married mul had n
wife mid threo children living at
Hrookings, where thu stulo veteri
nary college is located.
ii i .. i i i - i
Gcorrjo and Mary Home.
DKKLLV, May 27. King George
mid Queen Mary of Knglnnd loft
for Kngland Into today. 'They ter
minated their visdl with n review of
the gunrds army corps, which held
tts.spriiig pnrudo today nt PoMmi).
Colonel Testifies in Libel Suit, Out
, lining Schedule of Drinks for Past
15 Years Denies Drinking, to Excess.
Most of His Tipples Were on Advice
of Physician and Were of Lighter
Liquors Dislikes Whiskey.
MAHQUKTTK, Mich., May 27.
Theoduro Iloohcvclt, former president
of the United Stale?, took tho stand
here today in Judgo Hiehnrd Flnnni
gnn's court hs his owu first witness
in his suit for 10,000 punitive dam
ages iignin cGorge A. Newctt. n now.
paier editor, wim nccuscd the former
president of "lying nnd cursing in a
most iliHgrncoful way," further de
claring that he gets drunk, too, and
Hint not infrequently."
Facing nil the society of this little
mining city, ulio, in their "gladdest
rugs," flocked to see him grilled, Col
onel Roosevelt took tho stand nt 9:30
o'clock, nnd while Newett, the defend
ant, looked on, was immediately ex
amined by James II. Pound, his attor
ney, xin to his contention Hint ho never
iiied liquor except moderately nnd
then on widely scattered occasions.
"I snw the paper first in Mercy
hospital jtftcr 1 was hhot," testified
tho colonel. "I linvo never dntnk a
rocktnil or n Itighbnll in my life With
the exceptions noted I never drank
whiskey or brandy except tinder the
advice of n physician. I do not like
the tnsto of either. I do not smoke or
drink beer, for I "diiKke both. And 1
do not drink vhUkry or brandy tx-
hropt by a physician's advice, unless
IH'rhnps nftcr gront exposure when 1
feel chilled through.
"I do not drink red wines," the
colonel continued. "The only wine
I ever drink are white wines, mnderin,
climnpaigue or occasionally a glass of
sherry. At home I often drink a wine
glass or two of mnderin nnd often
drink n tall glass of white wine and
Poland witter. At public dinners I
some times drink it glnss of cham
pagne, perhaps two. On an average
this means Hint I drink champagne
about once n month.
"During tho last fourteen yenrs I
do not believe I hnve drunk whiskey
blrnight or with water over half a
dozen times. On my African trip tho
expedition took a case of champagne,
a caso of whiskey and ono bottlo of
brandy. The latter wns taken for mo
because I don't drink whiskey. Some
other members of the party ilrnnk the
whiskey. The champagne was used
by three members of tlio party who
were down occasionally with fever
and dysentery, for travellers, mis
sionaries mid others whom wo met
who were sick.
"I, personally, did not touch the
whiskey or champagne. From tho
brandy bottle I drank exactly seven
ounces prescribed for mo by Dr.
Menrus on two occasions which I had
(Continued on pago 2.)
SAY COUNTY FAILED
PORTLAND, Oo., May 27. Tho
dofonso In tho trial ot tho Dally Nows
and Dana Sleuth, Its editor charged
with having criminally libeled Coun
ty Judgo Cleeton mid County Com
missioner Llghtner, placed several
business men on tho stand today In
nu endeavor to prove Irs contolntlon
tlmt tho Multnomah county court
failed to advortiso for bids for coun
ty equipment and supplies.
C. N. Stockwull, president nnd
manager of tho Columbia Hardwaro
company, testified that in tho pu3t
seven years his company had only
sold tho county supplies to tho cost
ot $176.30, Ho said that his com
pany had been given opportunity to
bid on furnishings for tho now coun
ty courthouso and ono or two other
county buildings, but that as a rule
his company had no means uf know
ing when tho county was In need of
supplies, so could not offer bids.
Other supply men testified.
Railroad Man Must Build and Oper
ate One Mile of Road Within Year
Highways not Used Subject to
Already Has Franchise to BuiftJ Trol
ley Line In City Is ExjwrlMKed
At a meeting of tho county .court
Tuesday afternoon a franchise wns
granted S. S. Uullis of Olenn, N. Y.,
(o operate nn intcrurban trolley line
upon county highways of Jackson
Under tho terms of the franchise
Mr. Uullis must build ntid operate nt
least one mile of trolley line within
the first yeur. At the end of tho
year, highways no utilized are sub
ject to cancellation upon 00 day'
notice by the county court.
31 r. Uullis already has a franchise
to build nnd operate a trolley line
in the city of Medford, two miles of
which must bo in operation within a
year. Tho first unit will extend
from tho business center to Siskiyou
Heights or HighcrofL
Mr. Uullis is an old railroad build
er nnd operator. Ho built" tho Gulf
and Ship Island railroad and oper
ated it for several years. lie .con
structed and operated several inter
urbnu railroad lines in New York
ROSEnuna, May 27. The bat-
loonlsta have reported!
Sh6rtly after 3 o'clock yesterday
afternoon a telephone message was l
received in Roseburg1 from Edward
Ungcr. pilot ot the balloon, at Glide, '
stating that bc and his three com
panions wcro on tholr way back to
Roseburg and expected to reach hero
sometime tonight. Unger said all
four were "all right."
The balloon, Unger said, ended Its
flight Sunday night on Dead Man's
mountain. 20 miles east ot Hoaglln
and 55 miles east ot Roseburg.
IIOSTOX, Mny 27. Strong pro
diction Hint the case against Wil
liam Wood, miliouaire head of the
American Woolen company, Frede
rick Atteaux, a wealthy mlllmau uud
Dennis Collins, a Cambridge dog fan
eier, charged with plating dynamite
to discredit Luwrenco textile ' mill
strikers, will never go to tho jury,
nnd that if it does, that acquittal is
certain, wits heard oil all sides heru
This belief followed the action of
Judgo Crosby in his upholding tho
contention of the dofenso hy refusing
to udroit into evidence telephone
records kept by tho s,tvitchboiird
operator at tho American Woolen
Company's plant. This was a 'hurd
blow to thu prosceutiou.
District Attorney Felletier main
tained that tho records showed fre
quent telephone conversations be
tween Wood and Atteaux about (ho
time tho dynamite was planted nnd
regarded this ovideuco na essential
to the state's case, llo-also doclurod
tho records showed that Atteaux tele
phoned to John J. Broeu at Law
renee from tho woolen company'j. mill
on January 10, the day Dreeit swore
tho dynumito conspiracy was formed.
NEW MEXICO MAN
AS BRYAN'S HELPER
WASHINGTON. Mav 27. Presi
dent Wilson today sent tho following
nominations to tho senate: Aurdit
Jones of New Mexico (h bo firtft as
sistant secretary of tho interior;
Pluv 'Pullman to bo commissioner
general of tho land offtco nnd.
Charles Druco of Virginia, to bo as:.. .'
' . ? i . . . a .1.' I
siBtnnt commissioner genorui ot tue .
land. " '